Corona-Norco Unified School
Biology (Prentice Hall) Course Outline

Chapter

    

Topics and Standards
Covered:

Hours

% of Standards

1

The Science of Biology
Scientific Method
(Covered all year)
 

IE

 

4

10

 

3-1
3-2
3-3

The Biosphere
Energy Flow
Cycles of Matter
 

Biology 6d,e,f

5

11.7

4-1
4-2
 

Role of Climate
What shaped an Ecosystem

Biology 6a

 

2

11.7

5-1
5-2
5-3
 

Population Growth
Limits to Growth
Human Population
 

Biology 6b,c

 

5

11.7

6-1
6-2
6-3
6-4
 

Changing Landscape
Resources
Biodiversity
Future
 

Biology 6a,b,g*

 

3

11.7

2-2
2-3
2-4
 

Acids Bases
Carbon/Macromolecules
Enzymes
 

Biology 1b,h, 4e,f*, 6b,c

 

5

15

7-1
7-2
7-3
 

Prokaryotes/Eukaryotes
Cell Structures
Cellular Processes
 

Biology 1a,c,e,j*

 

15

15

Review For First Quarter Exam

First Quarter District Exam

8-2
8-3
 

Photosynthesis
Reactions of Photosynthesis
 

Biology 1f,i*

 

5

15

9-1
9-2
 

Chemical Pathway
Respiration
 

Biology 1g, i*

4

15

12-1
12-2
12-3
12-4
12-5
 

DNA
DNA Replication
RNA & Protein Synthesis
Mutations
Gene Regulation
 

Biology 1d,4a,b,c,d, 5a,b

 

13

30

10-1
10-2
11-4
 

Cell Growth
Mitosis
Meiosis
 

Biology 2a,b,d,e

5

30

11-1
11-2
11-3
11-5
 

Gregor Mendel
Punnett Squares
Mendelian Genetics
Linkage & Maps
 

Biology 2 a,b,d,e,g, 3a,b,c,*d*

10

30

Review For District Semester Exam

District Final Exam This Week

13-4
 

Applications of Genetic Engineering
 

Biology 1b 5,C

5

31

14-1
14-2
 

Human Heredity
Human Chromosomes
 

Biology 2d,e,f,g 3a, c, 7,b

5

31

15-3
 

Darwin Presents His Case
 

Biology 7a,d, 8a,b

3

15

16-1
16-2
16-3
 

Genes and Variation
Evolution as Genetic Change
The Process of Speciation
 

Biology 7a,c,d,e*,f* 8a,b,c,d,e,

7

15

19-1
19-2
19-3
 

Bacteria
Viruses
Diseases caused by Bacteria and Viruses
 

Biology  10,d, 1c

10

16.7

40-1
40-2
40-3
 

Infectious Disease
Immune System
Immune System Disorders
 

Biology 10 a,b,c,d, e,f*

5

16.7

35-1
35-2
35-3
 

Human Body Systems
The Nervous System
Divisions of the Nervous System

Biology 9b,c,d,e

10

16.7

3rd Quarter  Exam

39-1
39-2
 

The Endocrine System
Human Endocrine Glands
 

Biology 9 b,c, i*

10

16.7

37-1
37.2
37.3
 

The Circulatory System
Blood and the Lymphatic System
The Respiratory System
 

Biology 9a,b,i* 10 f*

10

16.7

38-2
38-3
 

The Process of Digestion
The Excretory System
 

Biology 9f*,g*

7

16.7

36-1
36-2
36-3
 

Skeletal System
Muscular System
Integumentary System
 

Biology 9e,h*, 10a

7

16.7

Review For District Final Exam

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